A grand slam home run by Joe Mauer and a three-run shot by Chris Parmelee give the Twins enough push to secure an 8-7 win and a doubleheader sweep of the Kansas City Royals Saturday night at Kaufmann Stadium. Justin Morneau drove in two runs to help the Twins defeat the Royals 3-1 victory in the first game.
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Original Broadway Pizza closes, iconic caboose headed to museum
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Twins sweep Royals in doubleheader
The Twins took two from the Kansas City Royals Saturday in a doubleheader at Target Field. Solid pitching by Scott Diamond and a home run by Trevor Plouffe helped the Twins beat the Royals 7-2 in the daytime opener, while Cole De Vries scattered five hits over six innings and Josh Willingham hit a homer in the Twins' 5-1 win the nightcap.
Morneau, Willingham power Twins over Royals
Josh Willingham, Justin Morneau and Trevor Plouffe each homered to lead the Twins over the Royals, 10-7 last night in Kansas City. Ben Revere added three hits and a couple of RBI as well. The Twins are playing their best baseball of the season, having won six of their last seven games.
Twins take series with 4-2 win over Royals
The Twins beat the Royals, 4-2 Wednesday night to win the series in Kansas City. Nick Blackburn returned from the disabled list and overcame a rough first inning to earn the win. He allowed a two-run homer in the first before settling down over his final four innings.
Mauer, Morneau look like M&M boys again
It's been a while since Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau both homered in the same game, but it happened in the Twins' 10-9 win over the Angels on Thursday. Mauer was booed before he hit his home run, but he says "this is a new ball club and a new team, and we're going to fight until that 27th out is recorded."
Twins aim to propel past Royals in series finale
Right-hander Esmerling Vasquez will make his debut with the Twins as he heads to the hill Sunday afternoon. The Twins will try to complete the three-game sweep in Kansas City, but without Josh Willingham. Twins General Manager Terry Ryan tells the Star Tribune the team wants to keep the outfielder off his left leg because of a slightly sore hamstring. The Twins will face Royals righty Luis Mendoza.
Mauer plays first base, Morneau struggles in Twins win over Boston
The Twins split squad beat the Red Sox, 2-1 Friday night. Joe Mauer made his spring training debut at first base and finished 1-2 with a walk. Justin Morneau's spring struggles continued as he went 0-4.
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